Akamai DNS global outage takes down major websites, online services

From bleepingcomputer.com

Worldwide Akamai DNS outage takes down major sites, online services

Akamai is investigating an ongoing outage affecting many major websites and online services, including Steam, the PlayStation Network, Newegg, AWS, Amazon, Google, and Salesforce.

While the company has already acknowledged the issue, pinning it on an Edge DNS service problem, Akamai is still trying to find the underlying cause behind the incident.

“We are aware of an emerging issue with the Edge DNS service,” the company said in an Edge DNS Service Incident notice.

“We are actively investigating the issue. If you have questions or are experiencing impact due to this issue, please contact Akamai Technical Support.

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